5 Poachers Arrested In Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve, Antlers Seized

Baripada: The security personnel of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) north division in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district arrested five poachers and seized antlers of Sambar and spotted deer from their possession.

Trap nets, two bows, 23 arrows, an axe, and two billhooks, a knife, plastic snare were also recovered from the poachers, who belong to Kendumundi village under Karanjia police limits in the district.

They were arrested while illegally entering compartment no-TL-3(part-1) in the sanctuary for poaching on Thursday, sources said.

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